Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC lifted its stake in shares of Seacor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CKH) by 128.9% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The fund owned 97,775 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock after acquiring an additional 55,065 shares during the period. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC owned approximately 0.55% of Seacor worth $4,519,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently bought and sold shares of CKH. SG Americas Securities LLC bought a new stake in shares of Seacor during the 3rd quarter worth $111,000. Bank of Montreal Can lifted its stake in Seacor by 2,282.2% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 2,811 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $129,000 after purchasing an additional 2,693 shares during the last quarter. Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc. bought a new stake in Seacor in the third quarter worth $241,000. Voya Investment Management LLC lifted its stake in Seacor by 10.6% in the second quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 7,276 shares of the oil and gas company’s stock worth $250,000 after purchasing an additional 698 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. bought a new stake in Seacor in the third quarter worth $255,000. 92.58% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.
CKH has been the subject of several recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Seacor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 2nd. Credit Suisse Group boosted their price target on shares of Seacor from $36.00 to $43.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Friday, November 3rd. ValuEngine downgraded shares of Seacor from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. TheStreet raised shares of Seacor from a “d+” rating to a “c-” rating in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. Finally, Stifel Nicolaus downgraded shares of Seacor from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and boosted their price target for the stock from $40.00 to $53.00 in a research note on Monday, November 6th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $49.67.
Shares of Seacor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE CKH) opened at $44.14 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.89, a current ratio of 2.09 and a quick ratio of 2.07. Seacor Holdings, Inc. has a one year low of $30.44 and a one year high of $51.59.
In other Seacor news, CFO Bruce Weins sold 2,569 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $49.00, for a total value of $125,881.00. Following the completion of the sale, the chief financial officer now directly owns 12,708 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $622,692. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Insiders own 10.47% of the company’s stock.
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SEACOR Holdings Inc, is engaged in the business of transportation and logistics, alcohol manufacturing, merchandising, and risk management consultancy. The Company’s segments include, Inland River Services, Shipping Services and Illinois Corn Processing. Inland River Services segment operates river transportation equipment used for moving agricultural and industrial commodities and petroleum and chemical products.
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